Here is the Language Arts question that I posed:
Here are some of the ideas that the participants shared.
The students could...
Check out these posts for other edtech integration ideas:
- do an exquisite corpse - have each student write for two minutes and then have students switch and another student continue the story. (@mbswoods)
- write using the new Voice feature in Google documents (@alicebarr)
- write a collaborative story using a Google Document. Each student can take turns writing a sentence. (@LISDTechie)
- summarize in "tweet" style (140 characters or less) (@curryhj2000)
- Tweet a writer on Twitter to ask questions about a book (@curryhj2000)
- blog and share their thoughts with the class or world. (@TeachingFactor)
- create a writing E-portfolio on Google Slides and add images to support. (@TeachingFactor)
- write stories together using Story Wars (@ShakeUpLearning)
- write a story on a Google document and use the Research Feature to include images to support. (@LISDTechie)
- post a question in Google Classroom and have them respond (
- create an online flipbook using FlipSmackEDU (
- record their reflection/thoughts using Vocaroo, save in Google Drive and share with others. (@LISDTechie)
- compare and contrast two images provided by the teacher via a Google Form inserted image and paragraph text box. (
- create a Choose Your Own Adventure story using Google Slides or Google Forms (@LISDTechie)
- create editorial style blog posts about current events. Have other students comment on posts. ( Google Document with commenting rights is great for this.
- compose a quick conversation between two characters (historical, mathematical, fictional, etc.) using Story Builder. (@LISDTechie)
- draft, write, edit, revise, and then record a podcast using SoundTrap (
- participate in quadblogging to infuse an authentic audience to engage students (
- Google Tools for English Language Arts by Steve Wick
- Improving Writing and Research with Google Apps by Kasey Bell